I've been writing blogs for a solid 10 years. I've written about most aspects of my life: the early days of my natural hair journey, my perspective on Bahamian issues while living in the US, my one year journey of trying out being vegan etc...I like documenting this life's journey and reading the stories of… Continue reading Monetize the Blog or nah?
I was looking in my drafts to see what old ideas I could refresh and add to...this one came up. I'm leaving most of it as-is so the time period being referenced was June 2020. First of all...whew chilay! Semester is over and cheers to the end of my 2nd year abroad in Myanmar. I… Continue reading Black People and Hobbies
It's been a very long time since I've written. Anything. But it's a new year, America is starting things off with chaos, we're still in a panini press and chaos is constant so misewell get on it and rebuild my life's schedule. There's a writer deep down and maintaining my blog again will help me… Continue reading Happy New Year | Updates
I set a goal this week to write one blog post. This is it. I should be studying and completing my online courses. I will. I have until Saturday. I've not written anything for months, so it's like where to begin. Maybe I'll do another post on my summer recap. For now, I rant. We're… Continue reading A Procrastination Brain Dump
As of today, Myanmar has confirmed 8 cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus). I expect those numbers to bloom as time goes on. But this isn't about 'Rona...this post is about me. I'm okay (mostly). I know that family and friends were very concerned with me being here in Asia given everything that's on the news nonstop… Continue reading Covid-19 and Grieving the Future
Moving abroad is of course an exciting adventure, learning about a new city, culture, language, adapting work...it feels a little like going off to college. A lot people's college days were filled with endless studying but also parties. But only this time, you have actual money to spend. Living and working abroad for me (right… Continue reading Arrested Development or Extended Adolescence?
There's a saying that you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. I also like this scripture: He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harms.Proverbs 13:20 NIV And whether you're trying to build a successful business or just get your life together,… Continue reading The People You Need To Be Successful
2020 is feeling like the start from hell tbh. Between the myriad of natural disasters, plane crashes, coronavirus and loss of many loved ones, it’s hella rough. So before I dive into my random, remember to treat pain with tenderness. In the midst of seeing so many mourn the loss of Kobe Bryant, his daughter… Continue reading The Holders of Forgiveness
Do you ever talk with someone who has so many great ideas and business concepts, who would thrive as an entrepreneur but then they never do anything with their ideas? I do. I am someone. Someone is me. Me is someone. I know I'm not alone so this is for all of we out there.… Continue reading The Great Divide: Thinking to Doing
In my late teens early twenties, my cousin used to tease me for watching so many “white people shows”. I loved me some One Tree Hill, Hart of Dixie and all the other CW shows about small town life. I grew up in a small town (600 people) so I connected with the quaint, simplicity… Continue reading Other Black Stories